The table below looks at the statistics for V-Model skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited V-Model over the 3 months to 9 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
V-Model
Rank 149 149 136
Rank change year-on-year
0 -13
Contract jobs citing V-Model 2 8 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.064% 0.19% 0.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.076% 0.24% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 6 3
Median daily rate £308 £253 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.78% -36.87%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £300 £340
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £40.00 -
V-Model
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the North West region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2638 3284 2521
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 83.91% 79.48% 77.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 1770 1995 1498
Median daily rate £413 £413 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 61 128 107
Median hourly rate £27.50 £30.15 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.78% +9.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.46 £12.35 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.70 £47.71 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.25 £34.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.02% +36.00%

V-Model
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North West region citing V-Model as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

V-Model Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

V-Model
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing V-Model across the North West region.

V-Model Daily Rate Trend in the North West

V-Model
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing V-Model across the North West region over the 3 months to 9 December 2016.

V-Model Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

V-Model
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing V-Model across the North West region.

V-Model Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

V-Model
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing V-Model within the North West region over the 3 months to 9 December 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -5 1 £240 -4.00%
Lancashire - 1 £375 -
V-Model
England

V-Model
Top 18 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 9 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing V-Model also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the North West region with a requirement for V-Model.

1 4 (100.00%) Waterfall
2 3 (75.00%) ISEB
3 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (25.00%) Finance
4 1 (25.00%) Data Analytics
4 1 (25.00%) Analytics
4 1 (25.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (25.00%) Coaching
4 1 (25.00%) TDD
4 1 (25.00%) Banking
4 1 (25.00%) Retail
4 1 (25.00%) ISTQB
4 1 (25.00%) Selenium
4 1 (25.00%) Test Automation
4 1 (25.00%) C
4 1 (25.00%) Java
4 1 (25.00%) VB
4 1 (25.00%) RAD

V-Model
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Selenium
General
1 1 (25.00%) Banking
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
1 1 (25.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Test Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Automation Tester
2 1 (25.00%) Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Selenium Automation Tester
2 1 (25.00%) Selenium Tester
2 1 (25.00%) Test Automation Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Test Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Test Leader
2 1 (25.00%) Test Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Tester
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Waterfall
2 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) Analytics
3 1 (25.00%) Coaching
3 1 (25.00%) Data Analytics
3 1 (25.00%) RAD
3 1 (25.00%) TDD
3 1 (25.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) C
1 1 (25.00%) Java
1 1 (25.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) ISEB
2 1 (25.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (25.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification